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 This day in History - January 21
387 Historic Events for January 21
1891

Francisco Lazaro, Portuguese runner

Birth
1892

John Couch Adams, English co-discoverer of Neptune, dies

Death
1894

Oscar Fredriksen skates world record 500m in 47.8 sec

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1894

Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer, dies at 24

Death
1897

J Carrol Naish, NYC, actor (Charlie Chan-Adv of Charlie Chan)

Birth
1898

John George, Syria, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu)

Birth
1898

Avery Claflin, composer

Birth
1901

Clyde Fitch's "Climbers," premieres in NYC

Event
1903

Hermanus J A M Schaepman, Dutch clergyman/politician, dies at 58

Death
1903

"Wizard of Oz," premieres in NYC

Event
1903

Harry Houdini escapes police station Halvemaansteeg in Amsterdam

Event
1903

International Theater (Majestic, Park) opens at 5 Columbus Circle NYC

Event
1904

Leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno

Event
1904

Richard P Blackmur, Mass, critic/poet (Good European)

Birth
1904

Joseph Ford McGuinn, Brooklyn NY, actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men)

Birth
1905

Christian Dior, Normandy France, fashion designer (long-skirted look)

Birth
1906

Fred Fehl, Austrian/US Broadway photographer

Birth
1906

John Putz, journalist

Birth
1907

Kenora Thistles sweep Mont Wanderers in 2 for Stanley Cup

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1908

Bengt Str”mgren, G”teborg Sweden, astrophysicist (studied gas cloud)

Birth
1908

August Strindberg's "Spoksonaten," premieres in Stockholm

Event
1908

NYC regulation makes it illegal for a woman to smoke in public

Event
1909

Todor Skalovski, composer

Birth
1910

Lord Cayzer, British financier/swcheeps magnate/multi-millionaire

Birth
1910

British-Russian military intervention in Persia

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